Central Iowa High School Dismisses After Bomb Threat

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By Richard Pratt

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — A high school in central Iowa has dismissed early because of a bomb threat found in a girls' restroom.

Indianola Community Schools Superintendent Mike Teigland says classes at Indianola High School were dismissed at about 11 a.m. Thursday. Police and a bomb squad have been deployed to the school.

Teigland tells The Des Moines Register that the note was written in a way that made it a serious threat.

The school's principal announced over the intercom that students who drove to school should leave. Students who ride buses were taken to a facility at Indianola Middle School where parents could pick them up. Remaining students at the middle school will receive lunch and can stay until the end of the school day.
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